Call for applications: India I EMBO Symposia

24 Apr 2017

Call for applications: India I EMBO Symposia


The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) are looking to fund interdisciplinary meetings that cover the latest developments in research areas underserved in India.


•India | EMBO Symposia must take place in India, but scientists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply, independent of their nationality.
•India | EMBO Symposia must cover frontier, pioneering and interdisciplinary areas of life sciences that are underserved in India, and include speakers with interdisciplinary expertise. Furthermore, the application should include a list of (mostly) confirmed speakers. 

For detailed information on the eligibility criteria, including the format of the meeting, please consult the application guidelines or visit India | EMBO Symposia website.


The maximum funding available for an India | EMBO Symposia is 60,000 euros.

Application process

•The deadline for applications is 15 July 2017, 14:00 CEST.
•Applicants will be asked to complete an online and an offline application form.
•All incoming applications are screened to ensure eligibility requirements are met.
•The decision on which proposals receive funding is jointly made by the EMBO Course Committee and the India Alliance Meetings Committee in October.
•All applicants are informed of the outcome of their application by email shortly after the committee meetings.
The meeting that the application is being submitted for must be organised before 31 March 2018

For detailed information on the application process, key dates, format of the meeting and required documentation, please consult the application guidelines or visit India | EMBO Symposia website .

Regular updates on this support will be posted on our website